rAVe [TV] Episode 77.3 – Day 3 LIVE at CEDIA Expo 22

We’re back for the last day of CEDIA Expo! While Gary Kayye couldn’t join this episode, I invited a special guest, our very own Anne-Marie Barr, to join the show and talk about her first experience at a residential trade show. While she’s been in the industry for over a year now, it’s always great […]

rAVe [TV] Episode 77.3 – Day 3 LIVE at CEDIA Expo 22

rAVe [TV] Episode 77.2 – Day 2 LIVE at CEDIA Expo 22

Gary and I come back at you LIVE from Day Two of CEDIA Expo 2022. On this episode, we feature guests such as Mike Bennett from Samsung, Andy Orozco from Nationwide Marketing Group, Wendy Griffiths from CEDIA Association and Steve Seminario from Planar. Also, as promised, I give you a little tour of another section […]

rAVe [TV] Episode 77.2 – Day 2 LIVE at CEDIA Expo 22

rAVe [TV] Episode 77.1 – Day 1 LIVE at CEDIA Expo 22

You read that right! We’re coming at you LIVE from CEDIA Expo 2022! We have some great interviews with Hank Alexander of HTSN, John Henkel of NETGEAR and CEDIA Expo’s very own Jason McGraw. We also feature a show floor tour from Gary Kayye so give this a watch to get a feel for what […]

rAVe [TV] Episode 77.1 – Day 1 LIVE at CEDIA Expo 22

rAVe [TV] Episode 76 – Exertis Almo’s E4 in D.C., Leaving for CEDIA Expo 2022 and Study With Steph Season 2!

Gary and I squeezed in a quick episode of rAVe [TV] before we both hop on planes to Dallas to attend CEDIA Expo 2022! Before we leave, Gary tells me all about his experience at Exertis Almo’s most recent E4 Experience in D.C. (don’t worry — there’s another coming up in Boston in October if […]

rAVe [TV] Episode 76 – Exertis Almo’s E4 in D.C., Leaving for CEDIA Expo 2022 and Study With Steph Season 2!

rAVe [TV] Episode 75 – Getting Ready for CEDIA Expo 2022, Special Guests Hank Alexander and Paul Harris and Steph’s 10-Year High School Reunion

I attended my 10-year high school reunion over the weekend, and I recount that experience on today’s episode of rAVe [TV]. Since Gary and I are from the same small town in North Carolina, we talk about what it’s like every time we go back. In other news, CEDIA Expo 2022 begins next week, so […]

rAVe [TV] Episode 75 – Getting Ready for CEDIA Expo 2022, Special Guests Hank Alexander and Paul Harris and Steph’s 10-Year High School Reunion

rAVe [TV] – Episode 74: Steph and Gary Review “Barbarian,” an Epson Tour and Special Guests Carter Music and Brad Hintze

On today’s episode of rAVe [TV], Gary and I chat about a movie they both happened to see over the weekend, “Barbarian.” While I think it’s the best horror movie I’ve seen on the silver screen in years, Gary just thought it was weird. Also earlier this week, Gary toured Epson’s U.S. headquarters in Long […]

rAVe [TV] – Episode 74: Steph and Gary Review “Barbarian,” an Epson Tour and Special Guests Carter Music and Brad Hintze

rAVe [TV] — Episode 73: Gary (Still) Loves a State Fair, a Busy Month of LAVNCH Events and Announcing New Sponsor AVer Pro AV!

  Gary Kayye recounts his first state fair visit of the year on our latest episode of rAVe [TV]. From cheese curds to pickle pizza(?), he tells us all what his favorite parts were. Also, fun news: AVer Pro AV joins Shure and Legrand AV as our newest rAVe [TV] sponsor! So watch this episode […]

rAVe [TV] — Episode 73: Gary (Still) Loves a State Fair, a Busy Month of LAVNCH Events and Announcing New Sponsor AVer Pro AV!

rAVe [TV] — Episode 73: Gary (Still) Loves a State Fair, a Busy Month of LAVNCH Events and Announcing New Sponsor AVer Pro AV!

  Gary Kayye recounts his first state fair visit of the year on our latest episode of rAVe [TV]. From cheese curds to pickle pizza(?), he tells us all what his favorite parts were. Also, fun news: AVer Pro AV joins Shure and Legrand AV as our newest rAVe [TV] sponsor! So watch this episode […]

rAVe [TV] — Episode 73: Gary (Still) Loves a State Fair, a Busy Month of LAVNCH Events and Announcing New Sponsor AVer Pro AV!

rAVe [TV] — Episode 72: Gary Loves a State Fair, What’s Happening With Tripp Lite and Special Guests John Henkel, Chris Lyons and Ann Ewoldt

Gary Kayye reveals his deep love for a state fair on our latest episode of rAVe [TV]. He paused mid-packing for a trip to Minneapolis (to attend the Minnesota State Fair with Sony’s Rich Ventura) to discuss the latest AV news. On this episode, we discuss a new partnership between Netgear and Shure — and […]

rAVe [TV] — Episode 72: Gary Loves a State Fair, What’s Happening With Tripp Lite and Special Guests John Henkel, Chris Lyons and Ann Ewoldt

rAVe [TV] — Episode 71: Steph Visits DMF Lighting, Special Guest Lee Distad and Our Opinions on MoviePass’ Return

School is back in session and Gary Kayye is quite busy! He takes time out of his back-to-school schedule to hop on this week and discuss the latest news in AV. First thing’s first though: Did you hear that MoviePass is making a return? The waitlist opens tomorrow, and I will be joining because in […]

rAVe [TV] — Episode 71: Steph Visits DMF Lighting, Special Guest Lee Distad and Our Opinions on MoviePass’ Return

rAVe [TV]: Episode 70 – Discussing Aurora’s Latest Marketing Email and Special Guest Rob Voorhees

Gary Kayye is back! It’s the first week in a while with two hosts, so we celebrate by diving right into the latest on social media. Have you seen Gary’s post on LinkedIn? The #AVtweeps are currently debating on whether a recent marketing email from Aurora was fair game. What do you think? Also on […]

rAVe [TV]: Episode 70 – Discussing Aurora’s Latest Marketing Email and Special Guest Rob Voorhees

rAVe [TV] — Episode 69: How to Register for LAVNCH WEEK 6 and Special Guests John Robson and Paul Konikowski

Where in the world is Gary Kayye? Not on this episode! I host this episode solo once more, but have some help from our sponsor, Legrand AV — John Hobson joined to talk all about 21:9 and videoconferencing. But that’s not all! Paul Konikowski also joined me this week to talk about his recent article […]

rAVe [TV] — Episode 69: How to Register for LAVNCH WEEK 6 and Special Guests John Robson and Paul Konikowski

rAVe [TV] — Episode 68: ‘Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience,’ Announcing LAVNCH WEEK 6 and Special Guest Scott Tiner

Due to Gary Kayye being stuck in a meeting (oh, the joys of owning a company), I hosted this week’s episode all by my lonesome. Just kidding, Scott Tiner joined me to catch up and chat about our favorite TV shows but also to talk about his recent article on identifying a customer’s needs. Check […]

rAVe [TV] — Episode 68: ‘Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience,’ Announcing LAVNCH WEEK 6 and Special Guest Scott Tiner

rePLAY InfoComm 2022 Day 3 — Wrapping Up the Week

Welcome back for Day Three of rePLAY, where we talk about all things InfoComm 2022! Our hosts, Managing Editor Steph Beckett and Marketing Director Emily Dean, are back again for one more day, joined by AV professionals and guests to discuss their perspectives on InfoComm 2022. Some Favorite Products of the Day A big trend […]

rePLAY InfoComm 2022 Day 3 — Wrapping Up the Week

rePLAY InfoComm 2022 — Day 2

Our hosts are back! Today, Director of Marketing Emily Dean joins Managing Editor Steph Beckett for another day of rePLAY InfoComm 2022. They met with AV professionals and guests to discuss their perspectives on the show. A Few Favorite Products “I was honestly impressed with all the UCC solutions in general. Plus, I’m a big […]

rePLAY InfoComm 2022 — Day 2

Announcing the 2022 rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards Winners

We are excited to announce the winners of our 11th annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Our awards are different from ANY other industry awards. First of all, the votes and nominations come from the AV community — we don’t believe in pay for play. We believe in winning because of a good old-fashioned popular vote — […]

Announcing the 2022 rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards Winners

rAVe [TV] – Episode 40: A Trip to The National Retail Federation and a Detour to Times Square!

We’re taking you on an adventure this week for our 40th episode of rAVe [TV], the weekly show with all the latest and greatest #AV news. Starting off in New York City, Steph and I attended the National Retail Federation show where we saw impressive booths from Samsung and Sony! Steph took a trip to […]

rAVe [TV] – Episode 40: A Trip to The National Retail Federation and a Detour to Times Square!

rAVe [TV] – Episode 39: ISE 2022 Delay, Projection Mapping, and Workflow Collaborations

rAVe [TV] – Episode 39: ISE 2022 Delay, Projection Mapping, and Workflow Collaborations

rAVe [TV] – Episode 38: New Products, New Partnerships and a Special Guest!

Welcome back to rAVe [TV], where we talk all things #AV, including news, trends, trade shows and more every Wednesday at 12 p.m. EST. Steph and I have an exciting episode with new products, new partnerships and even a special guest! Keep reading, #AVtweeps! 

rAVe [TV] – Episode 38: New Products, New Partnerships and a Special Guest!

rAVe [TV] – Episode 37: Steph at Home, Thought Leadership, and InfoComm Accomplishments

Welcome back to rAVe [TV], where we talk all things #AV, including news, trends, trade shows and more every Wednesday at 12 p.m. EST. Steph and I have an exciting episode in store for you, #AVtweeps! 

rAVe [TV] – Episode 37: Steph at Home, Thought Leadership, and InfoComm Accomplishments

rAVe [TV] – Episode 35: Maxhub LED Wall and Special Guest, Michael Katz

Welcome back to rAVe [TV], where we talk all things #AV, including news, trends, trade shows and more every Wednesday at 12 p.m. EST. Steph and I have an exciting episode with new products, and even a special guest! Keep reading, #AVtweeps! 

rAVe [TV] – Episode 35: Maxhub LED Wall and Special Guest, Michael Katz

rAVe [TV] – Episode 36: The Things You Learn at a rAVe Party!

This weekend we had a blast at Sara Abron’s wedding — she was the most beautiful bride! Of course we had to surprise Steph on the show by showing a clip of her dancing the night away! She still had the moves after potentially breaking her toe on the dancefloor. Don’t go barefoot on the […]

rAVe [TV] – Episode 36: The Things You Learn at a rAVe Party!

rAVe [TV] – Episode 34: The Industry’s First Truly Hybrid Event and Special Guest, Mark Coxon

Another Wednesday, another episode of the show with the hottest news in the AV industry! Steph and I are ready to take on another week of content — LIVE. This week, we discussed the industry’s first true hybrid event, spoke with guest Mark Coxon and looked into the future of the remote workplace. Read on […]

rAVe [TV] – Episode 34: The Industry’s First Truly Hybrid Event and Special Guest, Mark Coxon

rAVe [TV] – Episode 33: The Industry’s First Truly Hybrid Event, How COVID is Affecting Future Trade Shows and Much More

Welcome to episode 33 of rAVe [TV], AVtweeps! Every Wednesday at noon, we chat about the industry’s most important news, eye-catching stories and event refreshers. On this week’s episode of rAVe [TV], Steph Beckett and I discussed the industry’s first truly hybrid event, how covid is affecting future trade shows and much more. Read on! […]

rAVe [TV] – Episode 33: The Industry’s First Truly Hybrid Event, How COVID is Affecting Future Trade Shows and Much More

rAVe [TV] – Episode 32: Trade Show Cancellations and Prepping for E4

Steph and I are back with another episode of rAVe [TV]. Every Wednesday at noon, we chat about the industry’s most important news, eye-catching stories and event refreshers. This week, we will be discussing rePLAY 2021, eGLASS, concert aesthetics and more. 

rAVe [TV] – Episode 32: Trade Show Cancellations and Prepping for E4

rAVe [TV] – Episode 31: Live From AVI LIVE, 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards and Our Favorite Moments From rePLAY 2021

Steph and I are back with another episode of rAVe [TV]. Every Wednesday at noon, we chat about the industry’s most important news, eye-catching stories and event refreshers. This week, we will be discussing rePLAY 2021, eGLASS, concert aesthetics and more. 

rAVe [TV] – Episode 31: Live From AVI LIVE, 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards and Our Favorite Moments From rePLAY 2021

rAVe [TV] – Episode 30: rePLAY 2021, Our Experiences, and the Future of Sponsors

Hello, AVtweeps! What a crazy week it has been. We attended InfoComm 2021 last week and jumped right into rePLAY 2021 this week. In this episode, we will be summarizing and giving feedback on our experience and looking at the future of our sponsors. 

rAVe [TV] – Episode 30: rePLAY 2021, Our Experiences, and the Future of Sponsors

rAVe [TV] – Episode 29.2: Day 2 LIVE at InfoComm 2021!

It’s day 2 of InfoComm 2021 in Orlando, FL, and we’re coming to you live on rAVe [TV]! Tune in as Steph and I discuss what’s been happening at the show! Thank you to all of our partners for making this possible! Tune in right here! 

rAVe [TV] – Episode 29.2: Day 2 LIVE at InfoComm 2021!

rAVe [TV] – Episode 29.1: Day 1 LIVE at InfoComm 2021!

I’m coming to you live from InfoComm 2021 in Orlando, Florida with Steph Beckett 💜, for a special edition of rAVe [TV]! We’re covering what we’ve seen at the show so. Don’t miss this day 1 recap. A Special thank you to all of our partners attending InfoComm for making this possible! 

rAVe [TV] – Episode 29.1: Day 1 LIVE at InfoComm 2021!

rAVe [TV] – Episode 28: Prepping for InfoComm, Jonas Brothers Recap and Traveling to Legrand!

It’s Wednesday, and we are back with another episode of rAVe [TV]! As always, Steph and I are excited to share this week’s most important news and stories from the industry. This week we are takinging about prepping for InfoComm 2021, recapping Steph’s experience at the Jonas Brothers concert and gearing up to go to […]

rAVe [TV] – Episode 28: Prepping for InfoComm, Jonas Brothers Recap and Traveling to Legrand!

rAVe [TV] – Episode 27: The Jonas Brothers, InfoComm 2021 and Big Company Moves

Welcome back, AVtweeps! On Wednesday, we hopped on a livestream for another episode of rAVe [TV]. Steph and I are excited to share all of the important industry news and content from this week. This time, we discussed The Jonas Brothers, InfoComm 2021 and big company moves. 

rAVe [TV] – Episode 27: The Jonas Brothers, InfoComm 2021 and Big Company Moves

rAVe [TV] – Episode 26: Facebook Outage, Reader’s Choice Awards Nominations, Immersive Audio Exhibits and More!

It’s Wednesday, and we are back with another episode of rAVe [TV]! As always, Steph and I are excited to share this week’s most important news and stories from the industry. It has been a crazy week. In this episode, we discuss the Facebook outage, Reader’s Choice Awards nominations, immersive audio exhibits and more. Stay […]

rAVe [TV] – Episode 26: Facebook Outage, Reader’s Choice Awards Nominations, Immersive Audio Exhibits and More!